Huffman Middle School

517 Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Huffman Middle School serves 401 students in grades 6-8.
Huffman Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Huffman Middle School's student population of 401 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Huffman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Huffman Middle School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1206 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
84%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.280.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Huffman Middle School is Huffman High Schoolmagnet (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Christian School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Martha Gaskins K5 (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Martha Gaskins K5 Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 519 students
    0.7 miles
    200 Dalton Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-9200
    0.7 PK-5 519
  • Birmingham Christian School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 658 students
    1.1 miles
    725 Mountain Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35206
    (205) 231-5249
    1.1 PK-8 658
  • Birmingham Smith Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 429 students
    1.1 miles
    1124 Five Mile Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5675
    1.1 6-8 429
  • Birmingham Huffman High Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,363 student
    1.3 miles
    900 Springville Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5000
    1.3 8-12 1,363
  • Birmingham Huffman Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 825 students
    1.8 miles
    1212 Cheyenne Boulevard
    Birmingham, AL 35215
    (205) 231-5800
    1.8 PK-5 825

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